• synonyms


  1. inability to retract the penis into the prepuce as a result of narrowing of the prepuce
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Examples from the Web for paraphimosis

Historical Examples

  • Among the local causes lie mentions phimosis, paraphimosis, and balano-posthitis.

    History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present

    Peter Charles Remondino

paraphimosis in Medicine


  1. Constriction of the glans penis by a phimotic foreskin, which has been retracted behind the corona.capistration
  2. Retraction of the lid behind a protruding eyeball.
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